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    Our second Aspiring Leaders Programme ‘inspires, motivates, and builds confidence’

    19 June 2019

    CNWL’s second Aspiring Leaders Programme launched in April as part of the Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) to improve BAME staff representation in senior roles. The programme is open to all staff but specifically aimed at Black and Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff from band 3 to 6 who want to develop their skills in […]

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    Buddy Bench helps people with mental health difficulties in Hillingdon

    19 June 2019

    Hillingdon’s Community Mental Health Team and Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIS) Team has introduced a special bench at their Pembroke Centre site to help people have a reflective space and get support if they need it. This includes support for people who have not accessed the service before and want to talk to someone. The […]

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    Camden Diabetes Integrated Unit gives talk on joint working to tackle diabetes in borough

    19 June 2019

    (Shantell Naidu, CNWL Nurse Consultant, pictured left) The Camden DiabeShantell Naidu, CNWL Nurse Consultant, pictured lefttes Integrated Practice Unit (IPU) gave a talk on ‘Joint working with mental health and supporting primary care at CNWL’s central London office yesterday. Shantell Naidu, CNWL Diabetes Nurse Consultant, gave the presentation, which looked at diabetes in the borough, […]

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    Imperial College Healthcare Trust: Supporting frail patients beyond the hospital walls

    19 June 2019

    We’re republishing this blog from Dr Aglaja Dar, a consultant geriatrician at Charing Cross Hospital, which explains how collaborative working beyond hospital walls is key to providing the best possible care. It’s well known that the UK population is getting older, and with this demographic change, health needs are growing more complex. The recently unveiled […]

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    Virtual tour of Crystal House – New unit for young people with a learning disability

    17 June 2019

    We’ve created a virtual tour of CNWL’s new unit – Crystal House.  Crystal House is a specialist inpatient unit for young people (aged 13 to 18 years) with a learning disability (and/or Autism) and mental health need. We have a specialist team who work closely with the young person and their family/carers to provide assessment […]

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    CNWL opens first London unit for young people with a learning disability

    14 June 2019

    CNWL is celebrating Learning Disability Week with the opening of the first London unit for young people with a learning disability on Monday 17 June. The new unit means more children in London, aged 13 to 18, who have a learning disability and also mental health issues or challenging behaviours, can receive care and treatment […]

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    Helping mental health service users back into work in Milton Keynes

    13 June 2019

    Mental health service users in Milton Keynes will be helped back into the workplace from this summer thanks to a joint initiative involving CNWL and the BLMK STP (Sustainability and Transformation Partnership). Three Individual Placement and Support (IPS) workers will be based at two CNWL clinics in Milton Keynes to help clients of the community […]

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    Grenfell anniversary: How to contact the NHS

    13 June 2019

    Grenfell Staff – in Green Grenfell T-Shirts (and with NHS ID) will be out and about in the community all day, and covering community events (see below) plus some schools. People can also call the Outreach Team on 020 8962 4393. To contact the Therapy Service please call 020 8637 6279 or Email: grenfell.wellbeingservice@nhs.net Time […]

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    Supporting people with difficult moments

    13 June 2019

    By Dr Sarah Heke Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Adult Therapy Team Throughout the course of our journey with Grenfell Tower fire survivors, bereaved family members and the local community we have faced many difficult moments. These have included things that might be expected following a traumatic event, and moments unique to this incident. At every stage, […]

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    Grenfell: Thought piece – looking back, thinking forward

    13 June 2019

    By Dr John Green, Clinical Director The Grenfell Tower fire caused a great deal of psychological disturbance and the NHS response has been complex and wide-ranging.. We worked with the Metropolitan police to take the bereaved and survivors back into the tower.. We carried out community screening for trauma at events and door-to-door, to identify […]

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